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First look at Microsoft's Office 365 (screenshots)

Office 365 brings Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online in a cloud service.

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Microsoft has renamed its Businesss Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) and Live@edu suites as Office 365 and is launching a limited beta of the business version of the suite. Office 365 brings Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online in a cloud service. Mary Jo Foley has the details and adds 10 more tidbits.

Here is the tagline for Office 365. Credit: Microsoft

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One of the top new features of Office 365 allows more than one person to edit a document at the same time, called co-authoring.

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Office Web apps allows you to review and edit documents from almost anywhere on any device with a browser.

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Video- and photo-editing tools are included in Office Professional Plus.

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Adding a new user.

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Sign in.

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The IT Management Dashboard allows you to manage user experience in Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Lync Online and Microsoft Office Desktop Apps.

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Here's an example of setting up a public Website in edit mode.

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What Office Web Apps look like in Office 365.

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Here's Office 365 on Windows Phone 7.

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The home page for Office 365.

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